Kate Winslet Refused to Let ‘Mare of Easttown’ Remove ‘Bulgy’ Belly from Sex Scene

Kate Winslet revealed in a recent interview with The New York Times (via Insider) that she pushed back against several attempts to make her character on HBO’s “Mare of Easttown” look more attractive.

The Oscar winner stars in the limited series as Marianne “Mare” Sheehan, a Pennsylvania detective investigating the murder of a young girl.

It was Winslet’s top priority to have Mare look like a real-world middle-aged woman, so when director Craig Zobel told her that her “bulgy bit of belly” could be removed from her sex scene with co-star Guy Peace, Winslet told him, “Don’t you dare!”The New York Times adds: “[Winslet] also sent the show’s promo poster back twice because it was too retouched.

‘They were like ‘Kate, really, you can’t,’ and I’m like ‘Guys, I know how many lines I have by the side of my eye, please put them all back…

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